Sex education is a tricky thing. For the most part, many young adults are misleadingly exposed to sex. Media and entertainment provide teens with a less than perfect look at what consequences can come from unsafe sex. In order to promote the best sex education possible, STD awareness has proved to be the most successful […]
You’ve likely heard your fair share of health advice from unqualified sources. Parents, grandparents, and those experienced with illness tend to voice their advice to anyone who will listen. While that advice may be given with the best of intentions, it often leads to the spread of false information. These are 4 of the most […]
Chronic diseases are something that doctors and patients have struggled against for years. Despite how common they are, many chronic diseases go undiagnosed and untreated for an extended period of time. The cause for that can be blamed on a lack of education and knowledge about the disease themselves, and warning signs to look out […]
The CDC has a public outreach program called HAN. HAN is designed to keep medical professionals and the general public aware of significant health risks, updates, and alerts. This alert system has multiple levels of severity. Some require immediate action, while others are used merely to inform the public. The most recent CDC health updates […]
Weight loss is a goal that many people set for themselves but healthily losing weight is essential when working towards that goal. Healthy weight loss refers to a slow but steady decline of 1-2 pounds per week. Crazy crash diet and exercise plans may offer results quicker than that, but the results will be short […]
2019 may be the perfect year to get your medical appointments back on track!
Last year, you may have experienced some complications, scheduling conflicts, or similar issues when trying to confirm your medical appointments. It can be very difficult to go to the doctor or another medical provider as needed without a set plan.
It’s the new year & now is the perfect time to start implementing more healthy lifestyle choices. The first thing that comes to mind when people think of new year goals is to lose weight or completely transform your body. The issue with most people’s new year goals is that they make them too big, & when […]
The holidays are a time of merry wishes and joyful celebration with the family, which usually require a busy kitchen to prepare large meals, desserts, and other festive eats! With hours filled with caroling and gift-giving, kitchen safety may be the last thing on your mind as you’re trying to enjoy the evening.
So how […]
Your health is one of, if not the, most important part of your life to manage.
Deciding which services to use, and what facilities are the most appropriate for your healthcare needs, can be extremely stressful. You’ll likely ask yourself if your medical conditions require urgent care services or emergency care.
The basic rule of thumb is […]
If you have seasonal allergies or all year around allergies then you know now is the time when your fall allergies will start to kick in! But don’t let this year be like all the other years before, get ahead of fall allergies! AFC Urgent Care Worcester is here to help give you some pointers […]